BC’s sunniest sled community! Cranbrook is a great basecamp to soak up the sun and explore new trails with the ones you love. Lumberton, a popular family riding zone, sits to the west among the impressive Purcell mountain range.
The Cranbrook Snowmobile Club maintains 50km of award winning groomed trails here and a warming shelter which permits overnight stays for members. Riding is dominated by small lake, cut block, and treelines of various challenge. More experienced riders will find stunning alpine vistas and play zones in the neighboring Perry Creek or to the North East in the historic Wildhorse Valley.
Terrain Outline: 50km of groomed trails, 3 riding areas.
- LUMBERTON: A 25-minute drive from Cranbrook. Lumberton showcases 50 kilometers of groomed riding trails, a cabin and terrain for beginners to experts. The Lumberton area is maintained by the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club.
- PERRY CREEK: About 15 minutes from Cranbrook. Perry Creek is loaded with lakes, chutes, and countless views. This area is unmaintained terrain with varying difficulty. Recommended only for more experienced riders.
- WILD HORSE: Under 30 minutes away is Wild Horse Creek. A wonderful area filled with mountain tops & valley bottoms. Wild Horse is also unmaintained terrain with varying difficulty. Recommended only for more experienced riders.
You can also use this interactive map from LetsRideBC
Please remember you are responsible for your own safety. Before you venture out please read the Avalanche Canada forecast for the area you are visiting and be sure to tell others where you are going or hire a professional guide. Everyone in your group needs to carry avalanche safety equipment (transceiver, shovel, and a probe) and know how to use it. Avalanche Skills Training (AST) Courses are available throughout the region and are highly recommended.
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